有情人终成眷属 Jack shall have Jill， all shall be well.
有钱能使鬼推磨 Money makes the mare go. Money talks.
有缘千里来相会 Separated as we are thousands of miles apart ， we come
together as if by predestination.
欲穷千里目，更上一层楼 to ascend another storey to see a thousand miles
further； Ascend further， were you to look farther； Would eye embrace a thousand miles？ Go up， one flight.
有识之士 people of vision
有勇无谋 use brawn rather than brain
与时俱进 advance with times
以人为本 people oriented； people foremost
因材施教 teach students according to their aptitude
欲速则不达 Haste does not bring success.
优胜劣汰 survival of the fittest
英雄所见略同 Great minds think alike.
冤家宜解不宜结 Better make friends than make enemies.
一言既出，驷马难追 A real man never goes back on his words.
招财进宝 Money and treasures will be plentiful
众矢之的 target of public criticism
知己知彼，百战不殆 Know the enemy and know yourself， and you can fight a
hundred battles with no danger of defeat.
唯利是图 draw water to one’s mill
无源之水，无本之木 water without a source， and a tree wiithout roots
无中生有 make create something out of nothing
无风不起浪 There are no waves without wind. There’s no smoke without fire.
新官上任三把火 a new broom sweeps clean
虚心使人进步，骄傲使人落后 Modesty helps one go forward， whereas conceit
makes one lag behind.
心想事成 May all your wish come true
先下手为强 catch the ball before the bound
息事宁人 pour oil on troubled waters
一路平安，一路顺风 speed somebody on their way； speed the parting guest
屋漏又逢连阴雨 Misfortunes never come singly. When it rains it pours.
文韬武略 military expertise； military strategy
物以类聚，人以群分 Birds of a feather flock together.
天有不测风云 Anything unexpected may happen. a bolt from the blue
山不在高，有仙则名 No matter how high the mountain is， its name will spread
far and wide if there is a fairy；
说曹操，曹操到 Talk of the devil and he comes.
杀鸡用牛刀 break a butterfly on the wheel
谁言寸草心报得三春晖 Such kindness of warm sun，can’t be repaid by grass.
塞翁失马焉知非福 Misfortune may be an actual blessing.
世上无难事只要肯攀登 Where there is a will， there is a way.
死而后已 until my heart stops beating
人之初性本善 Man’s nature at birth is good.
前人栽树后人乘凉 One generation plants the trees in whose shade another generation rests.One sows and another reaps.
千里之行，始于足下 a thousand-li journey begins with the first step–the highest
eminence is to be gained step by step
巧妇难为无米之炊 If you have no hand you can’t make a fist. One can’t make
bricks without straw.
破 釜 沉 舟 cut off all means of retreat； burn one‘s own way of retreat and be
determined to fight to the end
茅塞顿开 be suddenly enlightened
留得青山在不怕没柴烧 Where there is life， there is hope.
君子之交淡如水 the friendship between gentlemen is as pure as crystal； a hedge
between keeps friendship green
无足赤人无完人 Gold can’t be pure and man can’t be perfect.
不以物喜不以己悲 not pleased by external gains，not saddened by personal losses
笨鸟先飞 A slow sparrow should make an early start.
百闻不如一见 Seeing is believing.